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Mar 20, 2013 12:35am PDT
the u.s. invaded iraq. bob woodruff tonight takes account of the toll and the progress of that war "by the numbers." >> reporter: when u.s. troops rolled into iraq march 20 in 2003. few would imagine the sacrifice it would require. more than 1.5 million americans would serve. of those killed, 4,378 were men, 110 women. more than 100,000 iraqis were killed. all of it came with a $728 billion pricing that will likely reach into the trillions when you add the cost of caring for our injured veterans. and the square where saddam's statue was toppled, not much has changed. the pedestal stands empty. other sites, once guarded by u.s. troops are decorated with campaign posters for iraq's upcoming elections. change in iraq is up deniable. after the invasion, unemployment was as high as 50%. now it's below 15%. before the war, a couple thousand iraqis could access the internet. now there are more than 2 million iraqis online. there are 21 million cell phones in iraq. up from 0 before the war. and in the very spot where suicide bombers once bloodied baghdad streets, shopping and commerce has
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